How Venezuela’s Presidential Standoff Fizzled Out

For a time, it wasn’t entirely clear who was in charge of Venezuela. Two men claimed to be president, each with domestic and international backers. The campaign to replace President Nicolas Maduro has fizzled, however. Protests have subsided as Venezuelans struggle to cover their most basic needs amid an economic collapse featuring power outages, water shortages, and even insufficient gasoline in the country with the largest oil reserves in the world.